Assistant or Associate Professor – Epidemiology

Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

Job description

Proposed Annual Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

Position Type: Faculty

Work Hours/Week: 20

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences (ERHS) houses academic, research and clinical programs that address the promotion of human and animal health. The mission of the department is to deliver excellent education in environmental and radiological health to prepare students to contribute to society; to conduct state of the art research in human and animal health focusing on environmental exposures and clinical applications; and to promote excellence in outreach and service to the citizens of Colorado, the United States, and globally through information transfer, research, continuing education and technical assistance. ERHS is unique in its multifactorial approach to disease that involves chemical, physical, and biological factors. ERHS provides undergraduate and graduate programs leading to B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

This position will be ranked at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level depending on experience.

This is a 9-month, non-tenure track position.

The faculty member in this position will teach three to six credits per semester (fall and spring) in graduate level epidemiology and/or applied biostatistics.

The faculty member will mentor and advise graduate students, serve on student committees, and present guest lectures in other courses as needed.

As this position is funded for 0.5 FTE for 9 months, there may be opportunities for the faculty member to fill additional time, up to 1.0 FTE, with research and/or teaching. This is not guaranteed and will depend on opportunities sought out by faculty member.

Required Job Qualifications

Doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, or closely-related field.

Demonstrated experience/potential for teaching epidemiology, epidemiologic methods (basic and advanced), statistical regression methods, statistical software programming, and/or applied biostatistics.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching epidemiology (introductory and advanced concepts), epidemiologic methods (basic and advanced), statistical regression methods, statistical software programming, and/or applied biostatistics.

Demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communication.

This is a non-tenure track position.


In-class instruction to include 3-6 credits of teaching per semester (fall and spring) in graduate level epidemiology and/or applied biostatistics.

Percentage Of Time: 90

Job Duty Category: Advising


Mentor and advise graduate students. Serve on student committees

Percentage Of Time: 10

How to apply

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest addressing the required and preferred qualifications; a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a curriculum vitae; and contact information for three professional references, (please include name, postal address, email address, and telephone number). References will not be contacted without prior notification to candidates. Applications must be received by February 28, 2017 for full consideration. Contact Jean Runyan with questions about the application process:

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Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

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Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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